The Moulin de Duhart 2014 is a blend of 36% Cabernet Sauvignon and 64% Merlot. The nose is light with a tang of the Gironde estuary permeating the red and black fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy, slightly blocky tannin with an easy-drinking, quite approachable finish.
This is a ripe soft wine full of warm fruits and gentle tannins. The second wine of the always-impressive Château Smith Haut Lafitte, it is a rich wine its own right. With black currant and dark plum flavors, it has some solid tannins from 60% Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend. Drink from..
Sarget de Gruaud Larose is light, perfumed and pretty on the nose, with bright red fruit and some floral hints. A touch of classic Cabernet Sauvignon graphite and lead pencil notes gives the nose a more serious deeper edge. Nice fresh summer fruits, some greenness that will round out. Sleek and fres..